The Project Management Office
As project managers throughout the company recognize common goals and the need for a consistent development process, the establishment of a project management office (PMO) is the final step. This evolutionary leap consolidates project management functions into a centralized office that services all of the various departments. The benefit of this centralization is to allow project managers to cross departmental lines and respond to the needs of a growing company regardless of its organizational structure.
The PMO structure brings several important benefits to an organization.
It involves a consistent, companywide project planning methodology that will allow company operations to scale rapidly without suffering from ...